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A second phase of the third-gen recall will involve dealers fitting replacements for the entire emissions system, including a new diesel-particulate filter, diesel-oxidation catalyst, and selective catalytic-reduction converter.
Winemakers also use sulfites to maintain freshness and prevent oxidation.
For Fat Loss and fitness benefits Canadian researchers in 2008 found that in just six weeks of HIIT, participants had an increase in fat oxidation and decreased dependence on carbohydrates during exercise.
But as the heat builds, the microbes are killed and chemical processes, like oxidation take over.
The heavy plastic cover has a high density polyethylene woven core and is resistant to puncture, abrasion, chemicals, ultraviolet rays and oxidation, the agency said.
Usually, as with hoppy beer, different means worse as oxidation dulls flavors and produces new and distracting flavor compounds.
Chaperone proteins that keep the strands in order may fail, and the strands are also subject to chemical processes, including oxidation, that can change their color.
Each page was encased in a clear plastic sleeve, to prevent oxidation and decay.
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Origin and Etymology of oxidation
French, from oxider, oxyder to oxidize, from oxide
First Known Use: 1745See Words from the same year
OXIDATION Defined for Kids
Definition of oxidation for Students
: the process of oxidizing
Medical Definition of oxidation
1: the act or process of oxidizing
2: the state or result of being oxidized
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